WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Secular Coalition for America urged the nation’s governors to reject an invitation from Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) to attend an explicitly Christian August 6 prayer gathering in Houston where Perry says the nation must “call upon Jesus to guide us” and ask for “God’s forgiveness, wisdom and provision.” Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On the same weekend that followers of a Christian fundamentalist broadcaster believe the world will come to an end, more than 100 nontheistic activists and professionals will meet on Capitol Hill for the first-ever Biennial Strategic Summit held by the Secular Coalition for America, the leading national lobby for nontheistic and secular Americans. Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Secular groups praised a proclamation Representative Pete Stark (D-CA) entered into the congressional record today recognizing May 5 as the National Day of Reason. The proclamation resulted from collaboration between Representative Stark and the Secular Coalition for America, the leading national lobby for secular Americans. Read more »
The Secular Coalition for America (SCA) is pleased to offer up to two paid part-time internship positions for fall 2011. SCA is seeking highly motivated undergraduate junior- or senior-level students with a demonstrated interest in being active in the nontheistic movement. Read more »
The Secular Coalition for America is pleased to announce that Eliza Kashinsky has been hired as the organization’s first chief of staff. In her new position, Eliza will provide day-to-day management of SCA’s staff and office operations in Washington, D.C. She will officially join the organization in early May. Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Secular Coalition for America today lambasted a proposed House resolution “expressing support for designation of the first weekend of May as Ten Commandments Weekend” as a misguided proposal that distracts House members from more important public policy issues while encouraging government support of particular religious beliefs – in violation of America’s founding principles.
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